Browsing: Mountain Bike

French Alps
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Col du Galbier via Col d’Albanne

An alternate route to Col du Galibier from the Maurienne valley without taking Col du Télégraphe – not easy. Map, profiles, photos. Galibier was closed above the tunnel, but I managed to get to the Col.

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Col de Chérel and Col du Plane

Col de Chérel is another little known, deserted, tough, climb, from Lake Annecy. This is a relatively tough, truly quiet, loop in the Bauges Alps. Note: The top several kilometres of both cols are unpaved roads – I had my 29er mountain bike.

French Alps
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Col des Posettes and Col de Balme

A challenging but beautiful little mountain bike ride above Argentière ski station near Chamonix. Map, photos, route description. Cycling in the Alps near Mont Blanc.

French Alps
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Col du Jovet

Almost 2,000 metres vertical, lots of hairpins, on near-deserted roads. Fun. I started in Les…

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